Anglo Saxon History
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4,000 gold Anglo Saxon artefacts examined to shed light on dark ages
The experts also discovered that the vast majority of the Hoard would have been owned or used by soldiers, showing that it was not just kings who went into battle with their weaponry and armour decorated with gold and intricate jewellery
Relics, Sculpture, Motifs for the Home: Treasures from Sutton Hoo. A beautifully designed introduction to the most spect... - Decor Object | Your Daily dose of Best Home Decorating Ideas & interior design inspiration
Relics, Sculpture, Motifs for the Home : Treasures from Sutton Hoo. A beautifully designed introduction to the most spectacular hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found. The objects unearthed in 1939 from an Anglo-Saxon ship-burial at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, rank among the most splendid...
One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a. The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath. The ...